Manitoba First Nations Police Service (MFNPS) responded to a motor vehicle versus pedestrian collision on Long Plain First Nation on Sunday, March 31, at around 1:00 a.m.

A 21-year-old man was struck by a vehicle and pinned underneath. First responders were able to get him out and into an ambulance, however, he succumbed to his injuries while en route to hospital.

The investigation led officers to determine that the death was a result of homicide and Manitoba RCMP Major Crime Services has taken over the investigation.

The driver of the vehicle, 44-year-old Owen Smoke of Long Plain First Nation, has been charged with Dangerous Operation of a Motor Vehicle Causing Death and Manslaughter.

He was remanded into custody.

RCMP and MFNPS continue to investigate.